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Orchestra All-State Camp

See below for up-to-date All-State Choirs Camp info.

All-State Orchestra camp will be held August 6-11, 2018 at University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Camp price is $650. See full camp information in student letter. Students accepting All-State must also participate in the February rehearsals and concerts, Feb 15-16, 2019 (Feb 14-15, 2019 for Jazz).

Conductor is Kevin Sutterlin, Concordia College Moorhead.
Overture to Die Fledermaus, Johann Strauss Jr.
My Name is Aiden, Adam Hochstatter
Symphony in d minor, C
ésar Franck
     II. Allegretto
     III. Allegro non troppo
Symphony No. 3 in c minor, Florence Price
     III. Allegro  “Juba”

Schedule Basics

  • Report between 11:30am – 12:30pm on Mon, Aug 6th.
  • Schedule basics:
    • Opening meeting Mon, Aug 6th 1:00pm to welcome you and review basics. Parents welcome.​
    • Days begin 9:00am and continue until 10pm with lights out 11pm.
    • Full rehearsals, sectionals, and activities each day.
    • Free time built into the schedule each day.
  • Concert at 11:00am Sat, Aug 11th at Duluth East High School (free and open to the public).

Transportation & Parking

Transportation to and from UMD is your responsibility. There will be free parking during camp. Students are prohibited from driving during camp.

Driving directions to UMD are here: http://d.umn.edu/maps/driving.html

Eligibility & Rules

To be eligible for All-State, you must be enrolled in your school’s orchestra or band next year. If you aren’t enrolled, contact Mary Schaefle, MMEA Executive Director immediately at schaefle@mmea.org.

Read and review the All-State expectations before camp. It is your responsibility to know and follow them. Harassment and bullying of any kind are specifically prohibited.

Music, Music, Music!

You will get your music via DropBox download. You’ll get an email in the next week with links and instructions.  There will be seating auditions at camp, so be sure to practice this summer. Later emails will include playlists and other notes from your conductor.

What’s Coming Next

  • Late June: Preliminary schedule, housing & meals, concert dress, health & allergy info, what to pack.
  • July:  Music playlists, other info from conductors.
  • July 25: Final Camp balance due.  (log back into parent dashboard to make payments: http://bit.ly/parent_dashboard)
  • Late July: Final reminders, check-in details.

See you in August!

Scholarship Application now available - due May 25.
School or other organization paying? Use the All-State Payments from Schools, Booster & Community Groups Form

Eligibility Overview, full Eligibility Policies, and Rules and Regulations are available.

2018 All-State Camp planned start time: 11 AM, August 6
2018 All-State Camp planned end time: 1 PM, August 11

2019 All-State February planned start time: 10:30 AM Friday, February 15
2019 All-State February planned end time: 4:30PM Saturday, February 16


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